Midwife (Teknaf Base)

Job Description

Title: Midwife (Teknaf Base)

Company Name: Terre des hommes

Vacancy: 7

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Diploma in Midwifery
∎ Skills Required: Health Education

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Maternity Service, Midwifery

Job Context:
∎ About Terre des hommes:
∎ Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief.
∎ Following the massive displacement of around 742,000 Rohingya people into Bangladesh, since the end of August 2017, Tdh is implementing an emergency response program to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees and host communities, notably on Child protection, WASH and Health.
∎ The midwife bears responsibility for all aspects of the maternity department: Prenatal/postnatal consultations, family planning consultations, gynecology consultations, labor room, delivery room, hospitalization room. She ensures the follow-up of women and newborns under the supervision of a specialized doctor and/or the maternity supervisor.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide Antenatal care to pregnant women attending ANC services
∎ Welcoming all the pregnant women coming for the ANC services into health facilities.
∎ Conduct screening for all pregnant women in accordance with the national protocol.
∎ Provide all services given in ANC including protocol drugs and screening for all mothers.
∎ Identify all risk factors associated with the pregnancy and refer appropriately and take action.
∎ Provide Iron supplementation, and ensure the mothers are immunized with TT toxoid as per the protocol.
∎ Provide Health education and nutrition education for all women attending ANC services.
∎ Register all the required information on the ANC Registers and ANC cards as per protocol.
∎ Provide Postnatal care as per the protocols to all women attending PNC clinic.
∎ Conduct screening for all lactating women attending Post- Natal care in accordance with the national protocol.
∎ Provide Vitamin A, medical supplements and other protocol drugs as per protocol to lactating women.
∎ Provide Nutrition counseling and health education on the importance of lactation.
∎ Send the caretaker to the EPI department for immunization.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Only females are allowed to apply
∎ Licensing registration from Midwifery Board
∎ Minimum one-year professional experience
∎ Experience in running a maternity/MCH clinic will be an asset
∎ Knowledgeable in sexual, reproductive and maternal health programming
∎ Good skills in delivering training and health education
∎ Fluency in oral and written communication in English, including representation, liaison and negotiation skills. Knowledge of Bangla and Chitagonian would be an asset.

Salary: Tk. 65550 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Health Cost Reimbursement

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 24 May 2021
∎ Terre des hommes
∎ Business : Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

Category: NGO/Development